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Messingen (Germany)

Gemeinde Messingen, Samtgemeinde Freren, Emsland County, Lower Saxony

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[Messingen municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 13 Nov 2007
Flag adopted 1988

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Messingen municipality

Municipality Messingen
Samtgemeinde* Freren
county Emsland
coa adopted: 24th February 1988 [1]
flag adopted: 1988 [2]
[1]   Hanns Fettweis, "Die Wappen der Städte, Gemeinden und Altkreise des Emslandes", 1989
[2]   Federal Archives of Hannover
[3]   E-Mail from the samtgemeinde of 10th May 2005
"The flag of the municipality Messingen is one of red and, lengthways rectangular cloth  touched yellowly three times horizontally, length to height like 5:3; on the front third  line covered with the municipality coat of arms which partly covers the red stripes.
*A "Samtgemeinde" (SG*), also called "collective municipality" is a combination of several municipalities to an administrative community  in Lower Saxony.
Jörg Majewski, 10 Nov 2007

Coat of Arms

[Messingen coat of arms] image by Jörg Majewski, 13 Nov 2007
coa adopted: 24 Feb 1988